Work with Fujitsu Japan to increase effectiveness and safety in smart factories across South Asia

Tailored business programme, Access to market, access to expertise, funding possibilities Deadline passed

Get in the Ring, together with Fujitsu are looking for companies to further advance innovations surrounding automation, productivity and efficiency across their entire supply chain. Fujitsu wants to implement new technologies to further innovate its position in the ICT market.


Fujitsu is one of the leading companies in information and communication technology, offering a full range of technology products, solutions and services. With its HQ in Tokyo, Japan Fujitsu employs more than 155.000 people in 100+ countries and was recently named one of the world’s more admirable companies because of its devotion to innovation, global competitiveness, and social responsibility.

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The Challenge

In order to increase efficiency and safety related to smart factories across Asia, Fujitsu is looking for solutions in the following areas:


Production automation & effectiveness of productivity

Solutions related to machine learning, IoT, communication, real-time data monitoring, robots, cobots, and more.

Machine maintenance overall equipment efficiency

Solutions such as IoT sensors, predictive maintenance, inventory tracking, data platforms, AR/VR, and more.

Inspection efficiency and defect reduction

Solutions such as bottleneck optimisation, quality control software, auditing, augmented reality assistance, technology for classifying defects, and more.

Warehouse control

Warehouse management systems, inventory tracking, material handling, and more are all in scope.

Logistic tracking

Supply chain tracking, data sharing, supply chain visibility are example solution directions.

Energy and utilities management

Solutions such as utility forecasting, sustainable energy, grid management, financial monitoring, and energy storage are all in scope.

What's in it for you?

  • Tailored programme and business matching with Fujitsu Group companies in Asia

  • Sales and promotion throughout Asia via the Fujitsu channel

  • Potential investment opportunities

Additional Criteria

Your company:

  • Ready for commercial, delivery & support

  • Startup must have local country delivery capability

  • Ideally have a proven use case

  • Quick response for support, troubleshooting and maintenance

  • Must be able to do an Online/Live/ Demo or a unit/system for possible POC requests from clients


December 14, 2020

Application Deadline

Application deadline for the Fujitsu smart retail is on December 14th, 2020
January 2021

Interview phase

Selected startups will enter into the interview phase with Fujitsu to discuss capabilities and fit with Fujitsu
End January 2021

Final selection

The finalists will be selected in the end of January 2021
February 2021

Deep dive session

The top companies will be invited for a deep dive session with Fujitsu Japan, and relevant Fujitsu divisions through ASEAN countries
Deadline passed

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